Struggling to Beat Your Half Marathon Personal Best?
Learn How You Can Crush The Next 5 Months Of Training And Get It Right On The Day, Each Event You Race.
Watch to see the guidance and support you can expect as a Cheltenham Half Marathon Squad Member.
PREPARE FOR YOUR BEST HALF MARATHON YET
If you have a series of races over the next 6 months then we'll ensure you peak for every one.
FOLLOW YOUR PERSONALISED HALF MARATHON PROGRAMME
All distances and speeds will be personalised to your situation regardless of holidays, ability and other events. Target any events in the lead up to programme completion on September 30th.
While your programme will end in September it can also set you up for a great October race like the Oxford Half Marathon.
MEET YOUR PERSONAL RUNNING COACH
You'll be invited to meet your running coach and discuss your goals, obstacles and programme as soon as your registration is accepted.
Your Coach, Conor Graham, will ensure you're motivated and ready to attack your training with a clear plan for progress.
TRAIN IN TIME WITH OTHER SQUAD MEMBERS
Where suitable, your training sessions can be synchronised to other Squad members. You'll instantly have more in common with the other squad members and become inspired to progress by their posts to the group.
EVERYTHING IS AVAILABLE ONLINE
Your programme, coach, squad members and educational resources are all available wherever you have an internet connection. Guidance and support is just a click away.
There's a Better Half Marathon Time In You
If you've run half marathons and made it this far down the page then you're aware there is room for improvement.
Our first job will be to find where the hidden potential lies when compared to previous training programmes (or lack thereof):
There are so many things which can go wrong in training and on race day but with your own running coach, a personalised programme and other squad members cheering you on, you can have a Summer of personal bests.
Step 1 - Programme Set up
Your programme will take into account each event you want to peak for and combine it with your current running ability to ensure every single session has an exact purpose.
Step 2 - Online Education
We'll suggest the video content you should learn from to ensure your body is durable enough to progress throughout the programme.
Step 3 - Unlimited Support and Programme Updates
Life will get in the way at times but we'll update your programme and even go off piste when circumstances require.
Holidays, work and family will make it hard to run at times but you'll know which sessions are expendable and which can be postponed.
Learn to Prevent Injury
Access our Video Course that will teach you how to prevent and fix common running injuries.
Each workshop is broken into clips you can watch on any internet enabled device. Perfect to watch while doing some light stretching, riding public transport or even getting dinner prepared. If you want a great summer of running then you need to stay injury free.
How to Prevent Back Pain
If you've every suffered from back pain then you know it's not an obstacle you want in training.
How to Assess Your Pains
Learn which pains are good, which you can stretch out, which need icing and which need a referral.
Finish Cheltenham's Half in a Great Time
6 Injury Prevention Lectures you can access for life
A personalised programme based on your ability, holidays and goals
Plan your ideal week and more with your own Running Coach
What People are Saying...
Is this Right for You?
WHO THIS IS NOT FOR
- People who struggle to follow a plan
- Anyone who is unable to run for more than 2 hours per week
- Anyone who thinks they can start training a week or two from the race
- People who will be unable to do any running through the holidays
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:
When does my programme start?
Your programme will start on the 2nd of July and ends on the 1st of October
Do I have to live near Cheltenham?
No, the programme, guidance and support you need to train for the half is all available online and over the phone.
How can I get a refund?
If you decide the arrangement is not for you simply email us before your programme is ready and we'll open your place to someone else.
Why should I join this instead of a standard club membership?
Our Annual and Standard memberships do not include a programme, educational workshops, Facebook support group or any scheduled time with a coach.
What if I'm injured while training for the event?
You'll be referred to our Physiotherapist, Katie Foster, to discuss whether you should attempt to race and how the programme should be adapted.
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